Playing Your First Song – Beginner Guitar Lesson #10

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Are you ready to play your first song on the guitar? This lesson brings everything you’ve learned from the Beginner Guitar Quick-Start Series together – to teach you how to play your first song on the guitar. If you haven’t watched through the previous lessons in this series, it is strongly recommended that you do that first. You can find all of the guitar lessons for beginners here:


This lesson combines the basic techniques and chords covered in previous lessons to form a simple progression. In the next lesson, you will learn how to dress up the strumming to make your playing even more musical.
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  1. Any more tips for the G chord or just keep trying? i cant get it clean yet

  2. Is there any tips for learning how to switch and to use the fingers that are the easiest to switch?

  3. is that an real song?

  4. When I play a D chord , it sounds like I Mute my strings! Do you have any tips?

  5. thanks nate for every thing

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  7. Started playing 2 weeks ago and have picked things up rather quickly from your lessons. The G chord is a mother for my 2nd,3rd and 4th fingers but i'll be damned if I'm giving up! Thanks for the lessons… I'll be free birding before I know it lol.

  8. I watched all these videos in 3 days and it so easy to learn this way

  9. Why wouldn't you put those chords up again? We're not gonna have ingrained them in our brains after your last video.

  10. Your lesson is awesome, Nate. One of the best for Beginner

  11. Amazing tutorial! What classic song is this??

  12. is it guns n roses – knockin on heavens door?

  13. hey i juts wanted to let you know i couldn't thank u enough for all the help that u provided me, i think that me learning the guitar is bringing me and my dad closer. ur advice and tips couldn't be more helpful. I've been playing for two days and am all ready mastering most of these cords thx so much 🙂
    – your newest and probably most thankful student, Eden

  14. do you edplain what like a minor 7 and everything are thats why i cant play i dont know what the minors and everything are

  15. Nate
    I am not able to switch between the cords. I have practiced this a lot. So, What would i do to improve this skill??

  16. I can't reach my 4th finger in G major, any tips

  17. I have a question. My hand is having trouble finding the chords because my fingers are going completely over all the strings. How can I fix this

  18. I wish this had the fingerings for all four chords on the screen at once at the end, so I could more easily check them. I've been practicing Am7 and C wrong for the last day.

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